Jewellery Business: Course series

The Jewellery Business Course Series is a portfolio of online short courses focused on the key business skills that jewellery entrepreneurs need to succeed in the sector.

Additional information




14 days (not consecutive)


10:00 – 16:00

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Course description

The online series has five modules:
  • Designing a commercial jewellery collection
  • Costing and pricing
  • Creating lookbooks and catalogues
  • Building a branding package
  • Selling jewellery online
It is recommended that the Course Series is studied in full for a comprehensive introduction to a broad range of vital jewellery business skills, with progression throughout the modules.

Entry requirements

No previous jewellery-making experience or qualifications are required. Students must be able to follow the course series online.

Software requirements

  • For the module ‘Designing a Commercial Jewellery Collection’: access to Microsoft Office is essential. Access to Photoshop or In Design is desirable
  • For ‘Costing and Pricing’: Access to Microsoft Excel is essential
  • For ‘Creating Lookbooks and Catalogues’: Access to Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint is essential, while access to InDesign is recommended. It would be beneficial for students to have basic Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint skills. Students should also prepare a selection of photos of their work with which they can create a lookbook
  • ‘Building a Branding Package’: Access to Microsoft PowerPint, InDesign or Photoshop is essential. Students should also prepare and bring a selection of photos of their work with which they can create a branding package
  • ‘Selling Jewellery Online’: Access to Microsoft Office is required. Access to Photoshop or InDesign would be beneficial


It is recommended that students sign up for a free two-week Shopify trial and a Mailchimp account prior to the course and that students have their social channels already set up in order to integrate into Shopify during the course.

Fees & funding

Receive a 10% discount on the Course Series when purchased as a package at £1255.50.

The total price for the five Jewellery Business Course Series modules purchased separately is £1395.

No funding is available for short courses but as a student or alumni of the past 3 years, you may be entitled to a 10% discount. To find out if you are eligible, please enquire to speak with our recruitment team.

What you will learn

The five modules will cover the following key learning outcomes.

Designing a Commercial Jewellery Collection:

  • Creating mind maps
  • Research skills
  • Design development
  • Product development
  • Photoshop or hand-drawing


Costing and Pricing:

  • Costing
  • Pricing
  • Excel skills


Creating Lookbooks and Catalogues:

  • Creating lookbooks
  • Creating catalogues
  • Layout and imagery
  • Digital and printed formatting


Building a Branding Package:

  • Branding/brand association and image
  • Font typefaces and logos
  • Press releases
  • Reviewing lookbooks and other marketing materials, including imagery and collection descriptions
  • Compiling branding packages


Selling Jewellery Online:

  • Social media
  • Building a website
  • Online selling
  • Promotional newsletters


Students may progress to other short courses in jewellery design and making, or our diploma Jewellery Fundamentals.

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